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White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

After 40 years of surreptitiously snapping photos of the White House during public tours, people can now do it out in the open. The White House has lifted its ban on taking photos during tours of the Presidential mansion. Not only that, but it’s now encouraging people to do so and to share the photos across social media using the …

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Check Out YouTube’s Cool New 360-Degree Videos

There’s been talk of 360-degree videos coming to YouTube for a while now, but on Friday, the company began to offer them to the world, and I have to say, it’s pretty awesome. First, let’s just get right to the good stuff. YouTube has this playlist of six videos, which take advantage of the technology. For now, you’ll only really …

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NHL, GoPro Partner for Live, POV Game Video

GoPro’s first partnership with a major professional sports league goes to … the NHL. The NHL and the NHLPA have just announced they are teaming up with GoPro to strap cameras on players, which will allow for some pretty cool in-game footage from the point of view of the men on the ice. “GoPro is the perfect partner for us …

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GoPro Is Going to Make Its Own Drones

There’s likely quite a bit of overlap when it comes to GoPro enthusiasts and drone enthusiasts – and strapping a GoPro to a drone is a great way to get tricky aerial shots. I guess it makes sense that the makers of the former would want to cut out the middleman and just develop their own versions of the latter. …

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Senator: Give Cops Body Cams If You Want Federal Funding

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants police across the nation to be equipped with body cameras, and she thinks a good way to make that happen is to tie compliance to federal funding. “I would like to see us say, ‘If you want federal funding in your community, you’ve got to have body cams on your officers,’” said McCaskill at an …

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‘Mike Brown Law’ Petition to Make All Cops Wear Cameras Tops White House Threshold

A petition to require all state, county, and local police officers to wear body cameras has blown past the signature threshold on The White House’s We The People online petition site in just a week. This prompts The White House, at least in theory, to craft a response. Petition creator J.C. from Hephzibah, Georgia (petitioners on the We The People …

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What Happens When You Put Cameras On Cops?

The adage of “who watches the watchmen?” beckons that even those who dish out justice should be met with the same repercussions if they too break the law. So as smart phone cameras record, microphones listen, and every bit of technology is bugged – under the principal that “If you have nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear” (quoted …

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New Pill Camera Could Help Those with Colonoscopy Troubles

Although your dad would argue that there are a lot of terrible things about getting older, it’s hard to deny that the dreaded colonoscopy is one of the most-referenced drawbacks of aging. The American Cancer society recommends that both men and women first schedule the procedure at age 50, and continue to have colon screenings every 10 years. Let’s face …

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Adobe Updates Lightroom With Support For More Cameras

Back in April, Adobe introduced the world to its latest professional photography tool with Lightroom 5. Now we’re almost done with 2013, but Adobe has one last major update for Lightroom users before the end of the year. Adobe announced on Wednesday that the newest version of Lightroom – version 5.3 – adds support for a multitude of new cameras. …

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Smartphone Sales Threaten Camera Companies

Smartphone sales have slashed the value of stocks in companies like Nikon and Canon since their introduction in 2007, and now analysts say it’s going to be difficult for smaller camera companies to stay afloat at all. “There are too many players,” said analyst Ryosuke Katsura. “It’s going to be tough for smaller camera makers even to remain in the …

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Here’s What The iPhone 5S Camera Can Do [Video]

Apple has released a video showing off the camera and related features on the new iPhone 5S. This is perhaps one of the biggest selling points of the device (which now also comes in gold). “Any digital camera is only as good as its sensor,” explains Dan Riccio, Apple SVP, Hardware Engineering. “While more pixels produce a bigger picture, we …

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Sony’s New Cyber-Shots Turn Smartphones Into Cameras

In addition to its new high-end Xperia Z1 smartphone and a 4K video download service, Sony today announced an interesting concept for photographers. The company during its IFA presentation revealed its new DSC-QX100 and DSC-QX10 Cyber-shot cameras. What’s special about these new Cyber-shots is that they won’t come in the normal point-and-shoot form factor. Instead, the entire camera is housed …

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